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Music and Sound Studies: Techniques of Listening

October 13, 2017IASEvents, | Conferences0

Techniques of Listening Organized by the Music and Sound Studies Interdisciplinary Student Group Friday and Saturday, October 13-14, 2017 Ferguson Hall 280 For more information, visit the conference website As a way of knowing and interacting with the world, techniques of listening constitute a wide range of socially and historically circumscribed practices that shape our […]

Arab Future Trippings and Algorithmic Vision

Arab Future Trippings and Algorithmic Vision Thursday, May 4, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public VJ Um Amel, “Cairo Graffiti Glitch 1” from Storyboard of the Arab Resistance Part I Whether studying, designing or using algorithms, researchers need to understand how their questions intersect with the logics […]

Matarākau: Reflections on Māori Healing Traditions in Taranaki

May 3, 2017IASEvents0

Matarākau: Reflections on Māori Healing Traditions in Taranaki Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at 12:00-1:30pm Powless Cultural Center (AICHO) 212 W 2nd Street, Duluth MN Free and open to the public This project works to reclaim the stories of the elders of the Taranaki region in regard to traditional healing practices surrounding traditional healing. ‘Matarākau’ is […]

Matarākau: Reflections on Māori Healing Traditions in Taranaki

Matarākau: Reflections on Māori Healing Traditions in Taranaki Monday, May 1, 2017, at 4:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public This project works to reclaim the stories of the elders of the Taranaki region in regard to traditional healing practices surrounding traditional healing. ‘Matarākau’ is not about knowledge for knowledge […]

Radium Discourse and the Emergence of an “Atomic Utopia” in Japan

May 1, 2017IASEvents0

Radium Discourse and the Emergence of an “Atomic Utopia” in Japan Monday, May 1, 2017, 1:00-2:30pm Nolte Center Room 20 Free and open to the public Image: Fukushima Radium Egg Even after the dropping of nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, popular discourse on nuclear energy was positive. Why did this positive image of the […]

Immortal Inequalities: Toward a Critique of Futurist Discourse

April 28, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Immortal Inequalities: Toward a Critique of Futurist Discourse Friday, April 28, at 3:00pm Nolte Center Room 20 Free and open to the public The February 2011 cover of Time magazine speculated that the year 2045 would mark a time in which humanity would achieve immortality; again in 2013 Time lent advanced advertising to the tech […]

Physical Computing Build Session

April 28, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, April 28, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

“The Women Are Coming”: Gendered Spaces of Protest

April 27, 2017IASEvents, IAS Thursdays0

“The Women Are Coming”: Gendered Spaces of Protest Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public

Ann Waltner and Jacqueline Schwab in Conversation

Ann Waltner and Jacqueline Schwab in Conversation Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 4:00pm 1210 Heller Hall Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Ann Waltner discusses creativity and collaboration with Jacqueline Schwab. They will talk about Schwab’s collaborations with Ken Burns, her work with the durable (and fabulous) band Bare Necessities, […]

Physical Computing Build Session

April 21, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, April 21, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

Dream of the Red Chamber and women’s literary culture in late imperial China

Dream of the Red Chamber and the evolving shape of women’s literary culture in late imperial China Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Chinese women’s literary culture shows considerable evolution between the sixteenth and early twentieth centuries. Communications grow […]

Physical Computing Build Session

April 14, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, April 14, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

A Sense of Where You Are: Water, Place and Community

April 13, 2017IASEvents, IAS Thursdays0

A Sense of Where You Are: Water, Place and Community Thursday, April 13, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Mill Ruins Park at St. Anthony Falls in Minneapolis, MN. Credit: River Life The University of Minnesota (Twin Cities campus) is located in Dakota homeland, on one of […]

Territoriality, Sovereignty, and Water: Panel Discussion on Indian Rights and Law

April 12, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Territoriality, Sovereignty, and Water: Panel Discussion on Indian Rights and Law Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at 6:30pm Mill City Museum 704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. A panel of Indigenous scholars and practitioners will discuss water and land rights issues, using Indian law and contemporary […]

Ways of Knowing and Acting: Reconnecting to Mother Earth Symposium

Ways of Knowing and Acting: Reconnecting to Mother Earth Symposium Saturday, April 8, 2017, 9:30am-12:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public, but please register here Come to the Reconnecting to Mother Earth Symposium and join a circle of community members, artists, ecologists, educators and students gathering to discuss how to […]

Physical Computing Build Session

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, April 7, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

Black Liveness Matters: Karel Čapek meets Blind Tom

Black Liveness Matters: Karel Čapek meets Blind Tom Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. In 1920 the Czech writer Karel Čapek experienced an early success with the play R.U.R., which posed interaction and conflict between human capitalists and a […]

Physical Computing Build Session

March 31, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, March 31, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

Fermentation, Abstraction, and the Affective Organization of Racial Carcerality

March 30, 2017IASEvents, IAS Thursdays0

Deformalism: Fermentation, Abstraction, and the Affective Organization of Racial Carcerality Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Putting Winsor McCay’s iconic comic strip The Dreams of a Rarebit Fiend into conversation with the federal government’s reorganization of consumable goods into toxic, intoxicating and medicinal substances […]

Black Life/Schwarz-Sein

Black Life/Schwarz-Sein Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at 4:15pm Crosby Seminar Room — 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. The talk focuses on the complex ways gender and sexuality function in the barring of Black flesh from the category of the human-as-Man by investigating inhabitations of the flesh that […]

Physical Computing Build Session

March 24, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, March 24, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

What’s Next for the Humanities?

March 20, 2017IASEvents0

What’s Next for the Humanities? Monday, March 20, 4:00-5:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Amid rising concerns about the possibility of cuts to funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities, the question of who is safeguarding the future of the humanities is more important than ever. Join us […]

Physical Computing Build Session

March 10, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, March 10, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

Environmental Humanities on the Schuylkill River

Environmental Humanities on the Schuylkill River: From Botanical Garden and Oil Refinery to DataRefuge Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Bethany Wiggin is the Founding Director of the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities. Her research interests lie in the […]

Food Sovereignty and American Indian Gardening Projects

March 7, 2017IASEvents0

From Garden Warriors to Good Seeds: Food Sovereignty and American Indian Gardening Projects Tuesday, March 7, 12:00 — 1:30 pm Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Center Free and open to the public Presented by Elizabeth Hoover, PhD Manning Assistant Professor at Brown University. Dr. Hoover’s research and teaching focus on Indigenous food movements, environmental health and justice […]

Physical Computing Build Session

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, March 3, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

Access, Excess: Medicines, Markets, and the Liberation of the Copy

Access, Excess: Medicines, Markets, and the Liberation of the Copy Note: This event is cancelled What are the implications of imagining access to medicines as a project of “democratizing” access to markets? In Mexico, pharmaceutical access has been articulated by the federal government largely as a “pro-consumer politics,” unleashing the potency of generic substitution as […]

Physical Computing Build Session

February 24, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, February 24, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

IAS Thursdays: Improvising Ecosystems

Improvising Ecosystems Thursday, February 23, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or

Collective Bargaining in Higher Education

February 22, 2017IASEvents, Video and Audio0

Collective Bargaining in Higher Education Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 3:30-5:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. What can collective bargaining do for faculty? What can’t it do? How does it work alongside faculty governance? This forum is an opportunity for conversation with speakers who have […]

Physical Computing Build Session

February 17, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, February 17, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and the Political Economy of Becoming

February 16, 2017IASEvents, Video and Audio0

Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and the Political Economy of Becoming Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Shona N. Jackson is Associate Professor of English at Texas A&M University. She was founding co-editor of the book series in Caribbean Studies at […]

The University of Minnesota and Wealth from Slave Labor

Tracing Links to Slavery Where We Are: The University of Minnesota and Wealth from Slave Labor Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 4:30-6:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Christopher Lehman, Professor and Chair of the Department of Ethnic and Women’s Studies at St. Cloud State University. […]

Physical Computing Build Session

February 10, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, February 10, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

We Are Water: the University and Minnesota’s Water Future

We Are Water: the University and Minnesota’s Water Future Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 3:30pm Best Buy Theater, 4th Floor, Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Almost reflexively, Minnesotans say they are proud of the state’s waters. Visits up to the lake are cherished parts of many lives and […]

Film Screening: Disturbing the Peace

February 8, 2017IASEvents0

Disturbing the Peace Wednesday, February 8, 7-9pm Sateren Auditorium, Anderson Music Hall, Augsburg College 715 22nd Ave South Free and open to the public Minneapolis premiere of Disturbing the Peace followed by discussion with members of Combatants for Peace. Moderated by UMN Theater Professor Sonja Kuftinec. Disturbing the Peace follows former enemy combatants– Israeli soldiers […]

Physical Computing Build Session

February 3, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, February 3, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

FLUXUS: Manifestations Through Visual and Performing Arts

FLUXUS: Manifestations Through Visual and Performing Arts Thursday, February 2, 2017, at 3:30pm Best Buy Theater, 4th Floor Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Fluxus art in the 1960s and 70s championed concepts of time, chance, impermanence, and the banal, blurring life and art. Appearing on the streets and […]

Physical Computing Build Session

January 27, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, January 27, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]